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of strength or energy. just for him to be able to tie the rope around a branch is good. >> as soon as he was pulled to safety of the raft he collapsed. >> he had no energy left. he just laid down. >> firefighters believe this man was homeless and living in the brush which is normally dry. he was trapped for hours they say. the water temperatures were so cold they say it is a christmas miracle he made it out alive. >> he was pretty beat up. he will probably be in the hospital a couple days with hot chocolate. >> rescuers say the water was up to their hips. if they tried to stand in it the current was so strong it would have swept them away. >>> another dramatic rescue overnight mere livermore. a man's pickup truck drifted into the creek. he was rescued and treated for hypothermia. >>> many of these dangerous situations are results of the weather we had over the past few days. hopefully a bit of a break you're saying? >> reporter: we will get a bit of a break. the bull's eye, the jet stream will not be aimed right at us. no raffle. tomorrow even when the rain moves in it will beless than
. >> reporter: mike dickinson works for noble energy, which is doubling its production in weld county. this oil field stretches from colorado into wyoming. in 2008, it produced 83,000 barrels of oil, yet this year it is expected to reach nearly ten million barrels. how different is the technology that we're seeing here today versus what you were doing out here a couple of years ago? >> it's unrecognizable today compared to what we were doing just two or three years ago. >> reporter: oil companies used to mainly drill vertical wells, hitting one pool of oil. but now they are rapidly converting to horizontal wells up to a mile long and combining them with fracking operations which split open rocks, releasing oil once considered out of reach. and one drilling rigs can now install multiple wells in one location, making it more cost- efficient. a horizontal well produces seven to ten times more oil than a vertical well. >> today, we're not running any vertical rigs, and we're running eight horizontals. >> reporter: so this really is the future of what you're doing out here. >> it is. >> reporter: th
in the history of science and that means more wacky weather, more moisture, more energy. global warming is a misnomer. it should be called global swing. >> which means the world doesn't end tomorrow. it's just every little event is worse or inkre meantycrementally worse than before. >> you look at all the glaciers are receding. the ice caps has diminished by 50% just in the last 50 years. an area the size of united states in terms of ice disappeared this year over the polar ice caps. the seasons are changing. summer is longer winter is shorter, tropical diseases are moving north. all the indicators show that the earth is warming up and that's what's driving some of this wacky weather. >> duh that show more or could we snap back? >> get used to it. we could be experiencing more 100-year flooding storms, hurricanes because there's more energy circumstance lating. we could argue how much human activity is driving it but everybody agrees the earth is heating up there's more energy in the system. that means more swing in the weather. >> no matter who's contributing it
thunderstorm warns are on going and the reason is a lost energy in the atmosphere and what that's causing the potential for a widespread severe winter outbreak. >> reporter: this is complicating travel plans. many may have to spend the end of the holiday in an airport terminal. and driving may not be an option. the national weather service said parts of arkansas could get up to ten inches of snow, causing white out conditions. this storm is part of the same system that brought more than four feet of snow in the high sierras of california just a few days ago. in washington. >> let's go head and look at live pictures. this is dallas texas. you can see the snow is falls there. the snow could rival the storms of 1982 when 29 tornadoes killed three people across five states. >>> firefighters in the south bay are trying to find what caused a commercial building to go up in flames this morning. the fire started just before 5:00 a.m. at the engineering building on dill avenue in campbell. a business in the back of the structure was damaged including a car but nobody was hurt. took a lot of firef
. >> reporter: i guess not. they've really got all that energy, michelle. actually we started our coverage in the east bay where i saw one store open at 5 a.m. and there were shoppers out there even before that in the rain. she shoppers are back and -- the shoppers are back and it's beginning to look a lot li black friday. >> i'm not broke but i'm trying to get more stuff. >> reporter: cathy was outside this store in emeryville since 2 a.m. along with other diehards looking to cash in on post holiday deals. >> we came out to get $500 off h&m clothes but i actually got $50 off which is pretty good. >> reporter: the big discounts are back to keep buyers around as they kick unwanted gifts out. retail experts say 10 to 15% of christmas gifts will go back on the store shelves. >> i'm returning some things that i don't need. >> reporter: shopper track reported shoppers spent $7.1 billion the day after christmas in 2011. but a recent report says this year's holiday sales are below expected numbers. now retailers hope post- christmas incentives can save the worst holiday shopping in four years. >>
what are called p.e.t.s, short for personal energy transportation, a hand-power iing tricycle designed for the traveling world. >> most would be put away in a closet or bed because it was deemed if you were disabled that you were cursed. it really touched my heart and i thought, you know, there's something we should do about that one. >> reporter: his group is part of an international organization that has shipped the p.e.t.s to more than 85 skuntries. the component parts are packaged here and assembled and transferred to the other side of town. you guys are like the elves. >> a little bit. we've got elves all over the place. this machine allows them to go get water at the river, go to school if it's a child, you know. some use it to make a little bit of income. you know, $3 a day to someone in haiti is huge. >> reporter: this 10-year-old lives in haiti and she had been getting around on a broken wheelchair until she received her new p.e.t. and while it's 2,000 miles from haiti to leighton, iowa, he says the tangible amount of his work shortened the distance. >> i feel like we're not d
in british columbia and that energy is too far away to do nearly as much as it did yesterday. we expect a mostly cloudy start to the day on christmas. then rain will spread south, but it is not going to be as bad as yesterday. the forecast models put about a half inch of rain in this. it will be not nearly as windy as it was yesterday. all the details coming up when we have kind of an unusual weather forecast in just a few minutes. >> we'll see you then. >>> police say a man was hit just after 5:00 as he was crossing broadway. the car cars were racing when the man was struck. police are looking for a black 90's honda civic with front-end damage. the man was life flighted to john muir hospital in critical condition. >>> tonight dozens of former prison inmates are enjoying a christmas gift from the governor. he signed pardons for people's whose crimes ranged from drug offenses to robbery. >> i was young. i was out of high school. >> reporter: jim benedict says he was dumb, and hanging around some bad people 20 years ago. >> they were involved in things they shouldn't have been, manufactur
into alternative energy fuel. >> we want the tree kept separate on the curb with the regular carts. we want the trees be free of ornaments, tinsel or lights. >> last year, more than 500 tons of christmas trees collected in san francisco. the program's 26th year, starting january 2 to the 15th. >>> today is the first day of kwanzaa. there was a free concert to kick off the holiday. the tradition dates back to the '60s to honor family, community and culture. the festival continues through january 1. >>> starbucks getting political. the could have the chain is chain is asking workers in the d.c. area to write "come together" on the cups to suggest to lawmakers to come it a budget deal and avoid the "fiscal cliff." >>> unexpectedly falling in the naughty list. christmas present that became a family's triple x surprise. >> for christmas yesterday, a lot of you tried to take those presents outside and met one some rainfall. but today we are looking at different conditions. how long does the dry stick around? i have your seven-day forecast all the way to next year coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,, look at y
to be really hypothermic. not a lot of strength and energy and for him to be able to tie the rope around the branch is good. >> reporter: as soon as he was pulled to the safety of the raft, he collapsed. >> he had no energy left or he just laid down on the bottom of the boat. >> reporter: firefighters believe this man was homeless and living in an encampment in the brush which is normally dry. he was trapped firefighters say for hours. and with water temperatures so cold, they say it's a christmas miracle he made it out alive. >> he's pretty beat up and he looked hypothermic. probably going to be in the hospital for a couple of days getting hot chocolate. >>> no sign of a drunk driving suspect who jumped off a bridge in marin county. investigators say 24-year-old anthony donaldson of san rafael ran down from a dui check point in ross yesterday morning. he was later seen in the creek there near the college of marin. police tried to coax him out of the creek but he swam away and out of sight and they haven't found him since. >>> street racing may be to blame for a crash that critically inj
very much energy, but his doctors are said to be "cautiously optimistic," and they believe they have all of his health issues in hand. jim. >> axelrod: thank you, bob. the news is better for south africa's former president, nelson mandela. he was released from the hospital today. mandela, who is 94, is being treated for a lung infection. he's had a history of lung problems since contracting tuberculosis during his time in prison while fighting apartheid. mandela will now receive home- based treatment in johannesburg. what happens when kids have to face cancer when there's a shortage of drugs? and volunteers who battled fire during sandy band together for another rescue, when the "cbs evening news" conditions. h paci. i got mine in iraq, 2003. usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection, and because usaa's commitment to serve the military, veterans and their families is without equal. begin your legacy, get an auto insurance quote. usaa. we know what it means to serve. but with advair, i'm breathing better. s
, a very lrong piece of energy diving south with the jet stream. we'll have a southwesterly wind flow and that twisting and hurning in the atmosphere is theably going to start turning obably gthese thunderstorms, we may see numerous tornados and some could be strong tomorrow. may >> glor: what's the latest on ate snow moving west-to-east? >> that's the big story on the st-to-ea side of the system. igoks as though we'll see a very ughe swath of heavy snowfall. that will be good news on wiristmas day for folks expecting a white christmas in little rock and oklahoma city expectin is going to turn into a travel nightmare as the system ikes its way up through the hrough tley into the great lakes and interior portions of the reat east. the places will see one to two feet of snow. specially upstate new york and especial pennsylvania. >> glor: jeff berardelli, thank you. the bad weather made things more yo difficult for last-minute madeers. peonsumer reports" estimates 17 million of them went to stores ooday. will they help retailers make up e upa lackluster season? here's john blackstone. >>
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cue of man nearly washed away by the rain-swollen river. >> he had no energy left. >> jack klugman has passed away. he is best known for playing "the odd couple." >> chuck pagano returned to his team as he continues to battle leukemia. >> i asked bruce to take over. you had to win nine games? >> all that matters. >> first lady michelle obama answers calls on the santa tracking program. >> on the third day of christmas -- >> my true love gave to me. >> that stupid hat. >>> merry christmas and welcome to >>> merry christmas, welcome to "cbs this morning." merry christmas to you and you. >> our first christmas together. >> our first christmas together. yeah. great place to be. looking forward to a healthy and happy new year as well. >> so am i. santa was good to you? >> well, i'm going to see when i get home. he wasn't there when i left. since we get here so early, i'll check in when i get home. >> exactly. all right. >>> before we get started though, let's go to rebecca jarvis for a quick check of the headlines. >> thanks i'm rebecca jarvis. from the midwest to th
of energy. as the sun comes up, it starts to fade away. then we will dry things out. >>> we are watching for the river to crest there, the russian river in guernville expected to crest at 10:00 just below flood stage at almost 31 feet. we've had a lot of rainfall. still more to come as the storm system is expected to bear down on the bay area. traveling around the state, temperatures running on the mild side; but the clouds will gather once again late in the day. here they come. they'll slide on through. by tomorrow we're talking about a chance of rain developing. not a real pig soaker. temperatures in the 50s outside. in the next couple of days, the return of rainfall. maybe some showers on wednesday, possibly leftover showers into thursday as well. back to you. >>> thanks. 6:19 right now. for decades nor rad had the inside scoop on tracking santa's journey from the north pole across the globe. he's a busy guy. >> i know. what is it? 980 million gifts delivered so far? that's the latest tally. this year a test giant is getting in on the action, too. karen kaifa shows us the multiple way
and sending energy our way so we'll increase high clouds tonight. rain tonight and in the rest of the bay area tomorrow night. patchy fog around tonight, 40s, chilly, overnight lows ranging from 35 degrees redwood city to 46 to pacifica 44 san francisco. for tomorrow, we won't do any better than mid-50s. 52 in the city. and partly cloudy skies in the offing for new year's eve but it does look dry. the extended forecast after this shot of showers coming in tomorrow night and lasting through midday saturday we will go dry all next week. looks like we'll get partly cloudy skies so i think that even though we always need the rain, let's just back often for a while, and we will. so that doesn't look so bad at all. we'll update it for you in about 20 minutes. guys? >> all right. thank you. >>> well, we caught them lying to us customers and writing bad checks. the national fallout following our undercover investigation into one of the nation's largest gold buyers. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,, their gold. earlier this year, we revead buyers for one of the natio t gold buying comp >>> it is seller beware for cons
. what's going to happen with this system is the main low is going to transfer its energy to the coast and that is going to become the primary storm that's going to rise up the eastern seaboard and probably pretty significant places below. but even the major i-95 cities like new york, philly and boston will see significant snow from this. >> what happens here? how much worse is it here than in the rest of the country? >> well, you know, this storm was fairly weak before nowhere near as strong as the last one was. this is finally getting its act together. >> get our shovels and boots out? that's the idea? >> yeah. and as far as the snowfall totals we're expecting to see, probably the major cities could get in on the action. that's how different it was from the last system. so new york city three, four, five inches of snow not out of the question. upstate new york especially where it's a little colder, but as we head toward southeastern new england, that's where the real bull's eye could be. some places could pick up a foot of snow. that's going to cause travel he
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there. why not be nice. once you're nice they marry you. >> it takes no energy. >> and do what my mother always told me, write your thank-you letters. >> peter greenberg going out on a limb. thank you very much. >>> two weeks ago we reported on a case of jon hammar, a marine veteran who was locked up in mexico for four months. he's on his way home for christmas. as jim axelrod reports the return trip has not been easy. >> reporter: when he crossed over the border into the u.s. friday night it seemed like jon hammar's four-month ordeal was over. hammar had been in a mexican jail since august for bringing a shotgun across the border for a surfing vacation with a friend. he was held in a notorious prison said to be run by a drug cartel. and in this photo he's actually chained to a bed. >> we actually started receiving calls from members of the cartel saying, you know, we have your son and we're going to kill him. and they put him on the phone and i realized they really did. >> to make matters worse he was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder after serv
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